ODI World Cup: How India blew away Pakistan to make it 8-0 in Ahmedabad | Cricket News

NEW DELHI: Skipper Rohit Sharma led from the entrance with a elegant half-century after a sensational bowling show by the bowlers as India prolonged their World Cup win file to 8-0 with a crushing seven-wicket victory over arch-rivals Pakistan on the Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad on Saturday.
This victory marked India’s third successive win within the ongoing World Cup, taking them to the highest of the standings, after wins in opposition to Australia and Afghanistan of their earlier encounters.

This was additionally Pakistan’s second lowest rating, 191 all out, in opposition to India within the ODI World Cup after 180 all-out again in 1999.

Skipper Babar Azam (50) and Mohammad Rizwan (49) had been the highest scorers for Pakistan however they misplaced 8 wickets in a span of 36 runs to slide from 155/2 to 191 all out in a dramatic battling collapse.


This is how India outplayed Pakistan in a one-sided contest:
Siraj triggers collapse by dismissing well-set Babar
Younger paceman Mohammed Siraj knocked over Babar’s off stump quickly after he reached his fifty, triggering a batting collapse from which Pakistan couldn’t recuperate. They misplaced their skipper on the rating of 155. The supply subtly deviated off a shorter size, catching the Pakistan captain off-guard as he misinterpret it fully. He discovered himself rooted to his crease, trying to information the ball to the third man space. It additionally broke an 82-run third wicket stand between Babar (50 off 58 balls) and Mohammed Rizwan (49 off 69 balls). It was Siraj’s second wicket after he trapped opener Abdullah Shafique to offer India a vital breakthrough.
Kuldeep’s double-strike in a single over
Kuldeep Yadav’s distinctive bowling efficiency, the place he claimed 2 wickets for 35 runs, performed a vital position in quickly pushing Pakistan right into a downward spiral. Saud Shakeel was Kuldeep’s first sufferer, falling to the second ball of his third over. Kuldeep, a chinaman bowler, outwitted Shakeel with a misleading leg-spinner that skidded off the pitch, stunning him as he tried a sweep shot. The supply struck him on the pads, leading to a loud enchantment from the Indian workforce. The umpire initially remained unmoved, however India determined to assessment, and the choice in the end favoured them, because the assessment clearly displayed the ball’s trajectory heading in the direction of the center and leg stumps. Simply 4 deliveries later in the identical over, Kuldeep outfoxed Iftikhar Ahmed with a misleading mistaken’un. This important wicket noticed Pakistan’s rating plummet to 166 for 5, a major decline from their earlier place at 155 for 2, when Babar Azam and Mohammed Rizwan added 82 runs for the third wicket to construct a powerful platform.


Bumrah’s well timed two-wicket burst
As soon as Pakistan had been down within the dumps, Jasprit Bumrah got here into the act and offered India with a two-wicket burst to pile extra distress on Pakistan as they had been lowered from 166/5 to 171/7 very quickly. Rizwan, who was approaching his well-deserved half-century, was the primary to go as he encountered a misleading wobbly seam gradual off-cutter from Bumrah, who had a powerful bowling spell of two wickets for simply 19 runs in 7 overs. The supply skillfully discovered its method by means of the slender hole between Rizwan’s bat and pad, marking the decisive second when Pakistan’s resistance got here to a halt. Bumrah struck once more an over later to knock over Shadab Khan’s off stump additional denting hopes of Pakistan placing up a preventing complete.

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Rohit-Iyer present
The ‘Hitman’ Rohit regained his misplaced mojo after a cracking century in opposition to Afghanistan within the earlier encounter. Rohit continued from the place he left however missed out on a well-deserved ton to get out on 86. The Indian skipper confirmed his intent proper from the phrase go as he was dealing in sixes, changing into the third batter to hit 300 sixes in ODIs after Shahid Afridi and Chris Gayle. He whacked 6 sixes and as many fours in his 63-ball keep within the center. India misplaced the returning Shubman Gill for 16 and Virat Kohli additionally on the identical rating however Rohit stored up the cost along with his 53rd ODI half-century. He reached fifty in 36 balls laced with three fours and 4 sixes. Lanky Pakistan pacer Shaheen Afridi, who dismissed Gill earlier than, removed the Indian captain however he had already accomplished the injury by then. Shreyas Iyer took the baton after Rohit’s departure and scored a composed half-century to information the workforce dwelling with a boundary. Iyer (53 off 62 balls; 4s:3, 6s: 2) and KL Rahul (19*) remained unbeaten, handing India a convincing seven-wicket win.
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